John Elway does a towel-assisted pull-up during Broncos training camp in August 1983. Denver fans finally have the quarterback they’ve been clamoring for since Elway retired with the acquisition of Peyton Manning. According to SI’s Jim Trotter, the players at Broncos camp are as excited as the fans about Manning. (Andy Hayt/SI)
TROTTER: Manning has Denver fans, players excited about 2012VIDEO: Broncos WR Eric Decker discusses Manning and Tim TebowPOSTCARDS: SI writers check in from NFL camps across the league

John Elway does a towel-assisted pull-up during Broncos training camp in August 1983. Denver fans finally have the quarterback they’ve been clamoring for since Elway retired with the acquisition of Peyton Manning. According to SI’s Jim Trotter, the players at Broncos camp are as excited as the fans about Manning. (Andy Hayt/SI)

TROTTER: Manning has Denver fans, players excited about 2012
VIDEO: Broncos WR Eric Decker discusses Manning and Tim Tebow
POSTCARDS: SI writers check in from NFL camps across the league

Broncos quarterback John Elway taunts Seahawks linebacker Brian Bosworth during a 1987 Denver-Seattle game at Mile High Stadium. Elway threw for 338 yards and four touchdowns in the Broncos 40-17 victory. SI’s Chris Burke thinks the Seahawks should make a big leap this year with the addition of QB Matt Flynn and LB Barrett Ruud. (George Rose/Getty Images)
BURKE: Seattle Seahawks 2012 Offseason BreakdownGALLERY: Rare Photos of John Elway | Brian Bosworth

Broncos quarterback John Elway taunts Seahawks linebacker Brian Bosworth during a 1987 Denver-Seattle game at Mile High Stadium. Elway threw for 338 yards and four touchdowns in the Broncos 40-17 victory. SI’s Chris Burke thinks the Seahawks should make a big leap this year with the addition of QB Matt Flynn and LB Barrett Ruud. (George Rose/Getty Images)

BURKE: Seattle Seahawks 2012 Offseason Breakdown
GALLERY: Rare Photos of John Elway | Brian Bosworth

Stanford quarterback and pitcher John Elway speaks to reporters during a 1983 press conference. The two-sport athlete chose to enter the NFL, where he was drafted by the Colts (and traded to the Broncos). Elway, currently Denver’s Executive Vice President of Football Operations, made another major decision this week in signing Peyton Manning and trading Tim Tebow. (AP Photo/Paul C. Strong)
GALLERY: Rare Photos of John ElwayVIDEO: Elway talks Manning’s health, Tebow’s futureBURKE: How will the Tebow trade play out for the Jets?KING: With hard part over, Manning can get to work

Stanford quarterback and pitcher John Elway speaks to reporters during a 1983 press conference. The two-sport athlete chose to enter the NFL, where he was drafted by the Colts (and traded to the Broncos). Elway, currently Denver’s Executive Vice President of Football Operations, made another major decision this week in signing Peyton Manning and trading Tim Tebow. (AP Photo/Paul C. Strong)

GALLERY: Rare Photos of John Elway
VIDEO: Elway talks Manning’s health, Tebow’s future
BURKE: How will the Tebow trade play out for the Jets?
KING: With hard part over, Manning can get to work